jié joint; knot; festival

Alternative traditional form of character:

Sounds same

jié jié (seal (of document)) jié (knot)

Different tone

jiē (street) jiě (elder sister)

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节哀顺变 jié āi shùn biàn Often said as a token of condolence on a death
节外生枝 jié wài shēng zhī New problems pop up unexpectedly
月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲 yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn Longing to see family far away


春节 Chūnjié Spring Festival
元宵节 Yuánxiāojié Lantern Festival
上巳节 Shàngsìjié Shangsi Festival
清明节 Qīngmíngjié Qingming Festival
端午节 Duānwǔjié Dragon Boat Festival
七夕节 Qīxìjié Chinese Valentines Festival
中秋节 Zhōngqiūjié Mid Autumn Festival
重阳节 Zhòngyángjié Double Ninth Festival
腊八节 Làbā jié Laba Festival
花朝节 huā zhāo jié Flower Festival
寒食节 hán shí jié Cold Food Festival
雨节 yǔjié Rain Festival
半年节 bàn nián jié Half Year Festival
晒衣节 shài yī jié Clothes Drying Day


The import of opium from India had a devastating effect on China. Although opium had been grown and used in China for centuries the import of huge quantities of the British controlled trade into Guangdong proved far more addiciive. It was the government officials who were most affected and even Dowager Empress Cixi used opium. Attempts to stop the trade led to two wars with Britain which China lost.
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